The pppol2tp_recvmsg function in drivers/net/pppol2tp.c in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.26-rc6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel heap memory corruption and system crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PPPOL2TP packet that results in a large value for a certain length variable.
Published 2008-06-18 19:41:00
Updated 2018-10-30 16:25:10
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionInput validationDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2008-2750

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-2750
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2008-2750 48,327
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2750

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 15.36%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 95 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2750

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-2750

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-2750

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